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Forum: FSJ-PRIS Today, 02:43 PM
Replies: 218
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Posted By Crankyolman
I think that was actually my inspiration for...

I think that was actually my inspiration for doing it that way...at least sort of. I'm a cheap bastard and happened to have the T-111 and 2x4s and pallet so it just sort of evolved from a basic idea...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 12-06-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 273
Posted By Crankyolman
Yes figure engine alone is $1700 plus power...

Yes figure engine alone is $1700 plus power steering, plus alternator, plus wiring harness, plus transmission etc and it's easy to reach that $24,000 figure.
Forum: Online Sale Links: (Ebay, Craigslist, etc.) 12-05-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 124
Posted By Crankyolman
I think a better question is would you rather...

I think a better question is would you rather deal with the guy who is totally delusional about the value of what he has or the guy who actually knows the value of what he has?


Personally I think...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 12-05-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 273
Posted By Crankyolman
I can't help but be impressed by the Hellcat...

I can't help but be impressed by the Hellcat engine. The kid in me really wants to do that. A while back there were two low mileage wrecked hellcats at my local Copart and I tried to talk my wife...
Forum: General Chit-Chat 12-04-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 273
Posted By Crankyolman
Seems odd to me that someone would put that much...

Seems odd to me that someone would put that much effort and spend that kind of money on a wagoneer and not put a psi trac rear end in it but I watched over and over and at around 5:30 into the video...
Forum: Online Sale Links: (Ebay, Craigslist, etc.) 12-04-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 124
Posted By Crankyolman
Always kind of funny to read adds by people who...

Always kind of funny to read adds by people who think they know what they have but don't really.



I particularly like this statement
"Used to run"
:rolleyes: Well no DUH! Virtually all cars and...
Forum: Online Sale Links: (Ebay, Craigslist, etc.) 12-03-2019, 11:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By Crankyolman
Can you ever have too many? Besides didn't I...

Can you ever have too many?


Besides didn't I read on your build thread that you are expecting your son to wreck the one you already have? Just think of this one as a backup plan :)
Forum: Online Sale Links: (Ebay, Craigslist, etc.) 12-03-2019, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 87
Posted By Crankyolman
It does look restorable and probably is. They...

It does look restorable and probably is. They don't say what the floorboards are like, which is what I'm guessing is the big problem plus I know the one I bought the tailgate off of was used as a...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-29-2019, 11:16 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 374
Posted By Crankyolman
One thing I ran into with the Fitech EFI is it...

One thing I ran into with the Fitech EFI is it takes close to 30 amps by itself. I've read of people burning up 50 amp alternators because of the Fitech. With my 30 amp Motorola even using headlights...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 11-29-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 18,077
Posted By Crankyolman
Today I once again got motivated and set to work...

Today I once again got motivated and set to work on the truck bed. I noticed the other day that the way the guy I paid to fix it did the floor at the wheel well was to cut the old floor off leaving a...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 11-28-2019, 10:46 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 18,077
Posted By Crankyolman
The other day I got all motivated to work on the...

The other day I got all motivated to work on the truck some more. I've been grinding down the welds on the center seam of the bed floor. I have not been very happy about the way it had been done with...
Forum: Online Sale Links: (Ebay, Craigslist, etc.) 11-28-2019, 01:05 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 87
Posted By Crankyolman
Graham Wa Parting '63 J200

I noticed this on Facebook marketplace this morning


https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/672530143273507/


I'm banned from facebook but you don't need an account to look at marketplace. To...
Forum: Online Sale Links: (Ebay, Craigslist, etc.) 11-28-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 191
Posted By Crankyolman
It's also on facebook marketplace, maybe you can...

It's also on facebook marketplace, maybe you can see it there?
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/item/581515429256774/
Forum: Online Sale Links: (Ebay, Craigslist, etc.) 11-26-2019, 01:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 158
Posted By Crankyolman
Nice '65 Wagoneer at Copart

https://www.copart.com/lot/47740409


Copart is a pain to deal with and they have outrageous fees but this one might well be worth the hassle.
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 11-26-2019, 10:38 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 579
Posted By Crankyolman
Sorry to read that. I can't see the picture, was...

Sorry to read that. I can't see the picture, was it your Jeep?
Forum: General Chit-Chat 11-25-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 443
Posted By Crankyolman
Wishing you the best.

Wishing you the best.
Forum: Online Sale Links: (Ebay, Craigslist, etc.) 11-25-2019, 11:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By Crankyolman
Personally I'm at a loss for words on it. I...

Personally I'm at a loss for words on it. I almost posted it in general discussions because I think everybody should see this one if for no other reason than to see this picture of it hauling a...
Forum: Online Sale Links: (Ebay, Craigslist, etc.) 11-25-2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 156
Posted By Crankyolman
Y'all should see this

https://bellingham.craigslist.org/cto/d/bellingham-1964-kaiser-jeep-wagoneer/7026471513.html


Thought this would be worth looking at
Forum: General FSJ Tech 11-24-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 374
Posted By Crankyolman
I swapped out my 30 amp Motorola for a 150 amp...

I swapped out my 30 amp Motorola for a 150 amp Powermaster "Motorola replacement" alternator
http://www.powermastermotorsports.com/catalog.html


Powermaster is the only one I found with the direct...
Forum: Online Sale Links: (Ebay, Craigslist, etc.) 11-21-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 191
Posted By Crankyolman
If I had the money and space I'd be buying it but...

If I had the money and space I'd be buying it but I don't have either at the moment. It sure looks like a nice candidate for restoration.
Forum: Online Sale Links: (Ebay, Craigslist, etc.) 11-21-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 191
Posted By Crankyolman
64 Wag in Renton Wa

I noticed this on Offerup this morning. It looks like it could pretty nice. Auto trans, power brakes, dash clock, radio, interior looks pretty good. I love the spotlight rear view...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 11-15-2019, 04:47 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 18,077
Posted By Crankyolman
Over my weekend I finished the welding on the bed...

Over my weekend I finished the welding on the bed and began grinding the welds down. I also continued working on something suitable to my wife to hold the ballast... I didn't get very far on that but...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 11-12-2019, 07:59 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 18,077
Posted By Crankyolman
Everybody seems to like the truck as it is and...

Everybody seems to like the truck as it is and have fun with it, although I've noticed that nobody tailgates me and most people hang way back when they see the rocking chair actually rock :D I've...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 11-11-2019, 06:57 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 18,077
Posted By Crankyolman
Thank you, both of you. My wife seldom allows...

Thank you, both of you.


My wife seldom allows her picture to be taken and has never even ridden in the truck, so it's unlikely I can get her talked into climbing up there and sitting in the...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 11-04-2019, 11:41 PM
Replies: 218
Views: 18,077
Posted By Crankyolman
What started off as a pretty good week for me...

What started off as a pretty good week for me ended in a fairly bad day.


To begin with, as you know, I got the truck up and running, which was a good thing but was still having starting issues. I...
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